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Looking for New Brunswick's Next Big Musical Act!

We're launching a new music contest in cooperation with CBC Music. It's called "Searchlight: the hunt for Canada's best new artist." The competition begins with a regional round, and Grant Lawrence has the details.

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Shift - NB - Random Acts of ChristmasDec 23, 2014 | 9:48Shift - NB Random Acts of Christmas Audio
Shift - NB Random Acts of Christmas Dec 23, 2014 | 9:48New Brunswick cookbook author and telelvision personality Laura Calder worked with fellow New Brunswicker Ian Varty on a trio of videos called Random Acts of Christmas!
Shift - NB - Sibling singing duo!Dec 22, 2014 | 12:10Shift - NB Sibling singing duo! Audio
Shift - NB Sibling singing duo! Dec 22, 2014 | 12:10Aidan London, who's nearly 12, and his sister Natalie, who's turning 9 this week, sang the national anthem at a Saint John Sea Dogs game last week. We were so impressed we invited them for a chat and to sing a Christmas song.
Shift - NB - Christmas bird counts and snowy owlsDec 19, 2014 | 7:50Shift - NB Christmas bird counts and snowy owls Audio
Shift - NB Christmas bird counts and snowy owls Dec 19, 2014 | 7:50Alain Clavette checks in on the bird counts that have already happened and he talks about the number of snowy owls spotted in the province so far this year.
Shift - NB - Music teacher gets kids movingDec 19, 2014 | 9:38Shift - NB Music teacher gets kids moving Audio
Shift - NB Music teacher gets kids moving Dec 19, 2014 | 9:38Holly McKay was so impressed with enthusiastic music teacher Isaac Jones' performance at her children's Christmas concert at Grand Bay Primary that she turned her video camera on him!
Shift - NB - Money for youth mental health facilityDec 19, 2014 | 7:29Shift - NB Money for youth mental health facility Audio
Shift - NB Money for youth mental health facility Dec 19, 2014 | 7:29The province has allocated $1.3 million for a new provincial mental health facility for youth. It's something Maureen Bilerman has been pushing for the past four years since she founded Dots NB.
Shift - NB - Basketball phenom released by Mill RatsDec 18, 2014 | 8:54Shift - NB Basketball phenom released by Mill Rats Audio
Shift - NB Basketball phenom released by Mill Rats Dec 18, 2014 | 8:54East Baltimore's Aquille Carr was considered a 'big get' when he was signed by the Saint John Mill Rats in September. But troubles from home followed and the team released him. Rachel Cave has the story.
Shift - NB - Chocolate trees to support planting real ones!Dec 18, 2014 | 9:19Shift - NB Chocolate trees to support planting real ones! Audio
Shift - NB Chocolate trees to support planting real ones! Dec 18, 2014 | 9:19Ginette Ahier has joined forces with two fellow chocolate makers, becoming part of Adorable Chocolat in Shediac. Now they're selling chocolate Christmas trees, and each one sold means a tree will be planted by Community Forests International!
Shift - NB - Rare Appalachian hardwood forest preservedDec 15, 2014 | 7:16Shift - NB Rare Appalachian hardwood forest preserved Audio
Shift - NB Rare Appalachian hardwood forest preserved Dec 15, 2014 | 7:16More than 30 acres of rare forest land has been aquired by the Nature Conservancy of Canada and the Meduxnekeag River Association. Simon Mitchell says the area known as Bell Flats will be preserved for future generations.
Shift - NB - Meet the founders of The ManateeDec 15, 2014 | 9:03Shift - NB Meet the founders of The Manatee Audio
Shift - NB Meet the founders of The Manatee Dec 15, 2014 | 9:03The satirical news website The Manatee has been getting a ton of attention lately, in part vbecause some believe the stories are true! Co-founders Shauna Chase and Alex Vietinghoff are excited about the future.
Shift - NB - Stephen Lewis and friends to raise money for kids' instrumentsDec 12, 2014 | 11:18Shift - NB Stephen Lewis and friends to raise money for kids' instruments Audio
Shift - NB Stephen Lewis and friends to raise money for kids' instruments Dec 12, 2014 | 11:18Stephen Lewis shared his story of overcoming drinking and his weight ...and now he plans to pay it forward. He joined with friends like Ben Coleman to record a song that will raise money to buy children musical instruments.
Shift - NB - Barn Owls and bird countsDec 12, 2014 | 9:23Shift - NB Barn Owls and bird counts Audio
Shift - NB Barn Owls and bird counts Dec 12, 2014 | 9:23It took a few days, but our birder Alain Clavette finally managed to see the Barn Owl visiting the province. He talks about that, a Golden Eagle that's been spotted in the Tantramar Marsh and Christmas bird counts.
Shift - NB - No severence for Tory patronage appointeesDec 12, 2014 | 15:32Shift - NB No severence for Tory patronage appointees Audio
Shift - NB No severence for Tory patronage appointees Dec 12, 2014 | 15:32Shift's political panel - Michael Camp, Jean Saint-Cyr and Lisa Keenan - talks about the Liberal move to cut off severence payments to high profile Tory Patronage appointees. Plus, Rino Volpe's lawsuit and a new Rothesay bylaw.
Shift - NB - Driver rescued after falling into craterDec 11, 2014 | 6:08Shift - NB Driver rescued after falling into crater Audio
Shift - NB Driver rescued after falling into crater Dec 11, 2014 | 6:08Flooding washed out part of Pellerin Road near Ste-Marie-de-Kent Wednesday night. Terry Girourd happened by after a car plunged into the 15 foot deep hole and helped rescue the driver.
Shift - NB - No-spray Christmas trees and a big fundraiserDec 11, 2014 | 9:24Shift - NB No-spray Christmas trees and a big fundraiser Audio
Shift - NB No-spray Christmas trees and a big fundraiser Dec 11, 2014 | 9:24Gerry Redmond grows no-spray trees at Red Robin Farm in Keswick Ridge. You can cut your own tree then have a hot drink. This Saturday he has a fundraiser featuring Newfoundland dogs who'll take your tree to your car!
Shift - NB - Program helps Sussex kids try hockeyDec 10, 2014 | 6:51Shift - NB Program helps Sussex kids try hockey Audio
Shift - NB Program helps Sussex kids try hockey Dec 10, 2014 | 6:51A national program called First Shift helps first time hockey players to afford to try the game on for size. It's running in three New Brunswick communities. John Dunfield is Sussex Minor Hockey explains how it works.

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